The state government will hold two drop-in information sessions in Westbury in the coming two weeks to allow residents "to seek further accurate information on the project and put forward their views".
Both sessions will be held at Fitzpatrick's Inn - the first from 11am to 6pm on Thursday, October 10, and the second from 12pm to 7pm on Friday, October 18.
Project officers have carried out further doorknocking of premises in Westbury since the plans were first announced on Monday. Information has also been sent in the mail to all households in Westbury, Exton Hagley and surrounding districts.
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Minister for Corrections Elise Archer said the government had "immediately commenced its extensive community consultation program".
"Project officials have been pounding the pavement in Westbury meeting personally with business owners and residents to ensure they feel properly informed and feel very much part of this comprehensive consultation process on the preferred site," she said.
"One-on-one meetings with land owners, which neighbour the site have also been organised, including representatives of businesses in the adjacent industrial precinct."
The drop-in sessions allow residents to discuss the project one-on-one with the prison's project team.
Further consultation sessions are also planned.
'Understandable' that residents have prison questions
Meander Valley Council mayor Wayne Johnston said the council's role in the project was limited due to their obligation as a planning authority.
He encouraged residents to seek more information from the government's drop-in sessions.
"Council was informed that an announcement on a preferred site was pending, however the actual date of the state government's media announcement was provided at rather short notice," Cr Johnston said.
"It is understandable that with a proposal of this size, residents have questions and are interested in providing their feedback."